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really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  18 ratings  ·  7 reviews
""As more people filled the packed church, Jack was forced to move down the wall toward the front, until he was very near the altar. From that vantage point, he could see the young mother's face. He found himself staring at her, unable to look away. He didn't know why. Perhaps it was the terrible sadness in her face. He watched her intently as she clutched a little brown t ...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published July 5th 2011 by Authorhouse (first published March 7th 2011)
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InD'tale Magazine
Chad Barton's story is fast paced and an engaging read if the reader can look past the need for standardized text and uniform formatting.

Read full review in the 2012 October issue of InD’tale Magazine.
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Karielle at Books à la Mode
Jul 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
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The Goodbye Man by Chad Barton
Release Date: July 6th, 2011
Publisher: AuthorHouse (self-published)
Page Count: 427
Source: I received a complimentary copy of this book from Bohlsen PR in exchange for an honest review

"As more people filled the packed church, Jack was forced to move down the wall toward the front, until he was very near the altar. From that vantage point, he could see the young mother's face.

He found himself staring at her, unable to look away. He didn't know why. Perhaps it was the
...more
Sandra Stiles
Dec 23, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: adult, thriller
The Goodbye Man is one of those books that makes you think about heinous crimes and vigilantes. As I read about Jack Steele who takes justice into his own hands I thought back to all of the Charles Bronson movies I watched when I was younger. I understood why he exacted justice, yet I did not completely agree with it. If we let vigilantes rule the world we go back to the beginnings of the Old West days when people exacted their own justice. In the book, I understood the Jack’s feelings. Let me g ...more
Nathalie Brault
Nov 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This story is riveting, a real page turner, a fantastic thriller. I could not put the book down.
I read it in 3 days. I can only read at night when all is quiet because I work during the day.
The characters were very likable and real and I especially loved the german shepard.
I think she was the best.(laugh). It's the story of a retired criminal investigator named Jack Steel who is totally fed up of all the monsters who rape and torture innocent children, that keep going in and out of prison for di
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Mac
Nov 15, 2011 rated it it was amazing
The Goodbye Man was a thrilling adventure from the moment I opened the book to the moment I closed it.
Linda Barnett-johnson
Aug 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
Good mystery and can see a series of these. Well written and a fast read.
Chad Barton
Jul 15, 2011 rated it it was amazing


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